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Construction in the Higher Education and Student Accommodation Sector Report - UK 2018-2022

Construction in the Higher Education and Student Accommodation Sector Report - UK 2018-2022

The 7th edition of the 'Construction in the Higher Education and Student Accommodation Sector Report - UK 2018-2022' has been published by AMA Research. This report specifically reviews the higher education (HE) construction market, with specific focus on the purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) sector.

Key content covered in the report

Analysis of the structure and size of the UK PBSA and HE sectors across London and key regions.
Analysis of the HE estate - size, age, condition and running costs.
Analysis of current and forecast capital expenditure in the HE sector.
Analysis of capital expenditure of the top 40 universities and the teaching/research HE construction pipeline.
Supply - demand imbalance in the PBSA sector and the problem of under-supply in many university towns, especially London.
Analysis of factors affecting PBSA development.
Total construction output in the HE sector 2017-2022.

Areas of particular interest

Partnerships between universities and private sector operators - student housing partnerships.
Impact of rising build and site costs and the trend for more affordable accommodation.
Analysis of the leading commercial operator/ investor/ developer activity in the PBSA market.
Review of new construction activity in the PBSA/HE sector and an overview of contractor/developer capability and experience in the sector. In addition, we review the PBSA development pipeline over the next 4-5 years.
Review of key influences on future student growth, and the likely impact of Brexit on EU student numbers
Detailed market data and insight on the higher education and student accommodation market by AMA Research, a leading UK provider of construction market intelligence.

Construction in the Higher Education Sector

Total non-residential construction output - value of non-domestic output to 2022. Construction output by sector in 2017-2022.
Higher education construction output - market size and future prospects.
University estates capital expenditure - size, age and condition of the University estate; capital expenditure by type of building; outlook for HE capital spending; University/student accommodation capital building programmes.
University partnerships with the private sector/ university enterprise zones.

Construction Supply in the Higher Education Sector

Leading contractors in the higher education sector and leading clients in the student accommodation sector.
Contractor activity in 2017 - non-residential projects; residential/student accommodation projects.
Procurement of university construction work - purchasing consortia; frameworks; specification.

Higher Education in the UK

Overview of universities in the UK - rise of the 'New Universities'; role of private providers in the HE sector.
Student growth - applications; overseas students; impact of Brexit on student numbers.
Tuition fees - implications for Universities' spending.
Higher education spending and investment - funding structures; HEFCE funding for England; SFC funding for Scotland; HEFCW funding for Wales.
Analysis of university endowment funds and bond markets in the higher education sector.

The Student Accommodation Market

Overview and market structure - provision of and market for student accommodation in London and key regions.
Types of student accommodation - university halls; partnerships between universities and private sector operators; commercially operated halls.
Leading commercial operators of student accommodation.
Factors affecting the PBSA market - PBSA rents; planning issues and Community Infrastructure Levies (CIL).
PBSA development trends and construction costs; PBSA development by type of accommodation. Use of offsite construction in the PBSA market.
PBSA development pipeline - PBSA activity by region; commercial operator development pipeline; UK PBSA development pipeline value.
Forecast and outlook for the UK student accommodation market.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • Construction Issues
  • SUMMARY AND FUTURE PROSPECTS
    • Summary
    • Pipeline and Regions
  • ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT
    • GDP
      • Table GDP Data - 2015-2017 - Key Constituent Elements
    • Inflation & Interest Rates
    • Unemployment
    • Household Consumption
    • Housing & Construction
    • Sterling
      • Table Exchange Rate Fluctuations 2014-2020 - Sterling to The Dollar, And The Euro, Spot Rates
    • Population Profile
    • Conclusions
  • CONSTRUCTION IN THE HIGHER EDUCATION SECTOR
    • Total Non-Residential Construction Output
      • Construction New Work - Value of Non-Domestic Output to 2022
      • Construction Output by Sector
    • Higher Education Construction Output
      • Definition
      • Construction Output Market Size - Higher Education & Student Accommodation
      • Construction Output Market Prospects
    • Key Drivers for the Higher Education Sector
      • Capital Investment in the Devolved Regions England
        • Table Top Capital Allocations to Higher Education Institutions 2017-18 (£m)
        • Table SFC Scotland Capital Funding to Higher Education Institutions 2017- 18 (£m)
      • University Estates Capital Expenditure
        • Table Higher Education Estate Management Data by Institution 2015-16
        • Table UK Higher Education Institutions - Capital Expenditure by Type of Building 2015-16
      • University/Student Accommodation Building Programmes
        • Table Higher Education Sector - Key Projects/Schemes at Early Planning Stage (As at November 2017)
      • Partnerships with the Private Sector
        • Table University Enterprise Zones in the UK - Summary
  • FOCUS ON THE STUDENT ACCOMMODATION MARKET
    • Overview and Market Structure
    • Market Size and Structure
      • Value of the UK PBSA Development Pipeline
      • Forecast for the UK Development Pipeline
      • Student Accommodation Development Pipeline
        • Table PBSA Schemes: Contracts Awarded (Year to January 2018) by Expected Year of Completion, Number of Schemes, Value (£m) and Number of Bed-spaces
        • Table PBSA Schemes: Number and Value of Contracts Awarded (Year to January 2018) by Major City
    • Provision of Student Accommodation
      • Overall Provision
      • Regional Provision of Student Accommodation
        • Table Regional Provision of Student Accommodation at Major UK Universities 2017-18
      • Types of Student Accommodation
        • Table Regional Provision of Student Accommodation at Major UK Universities 2017-18 - No. of Beds/% in University Accommodation
        • Table Market Shares of Leading PBSA Operators (Including Housing Associations) 2017
    • Factors Affecting the Market
      • PBSA Rents
      • Planning Issues and Community Infrastructure Levies (CIL)
        • Table CIL Rates by City and by Type of Development (Including Student Accommodation) (£/sq. m.)
      • PBSA Development Trends and Costs
      • Use of Offsite Construction in the PBSA Market
  • HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE UK
    • Overview of Universities in the UK
      • Rise of the `New Universities'
      • Role of Private Providers in the HE Sector
    • Student Growth
      • Applications
      • Overseas Students
    • Tuition Fees and Implications for Universities' Spending
      • Table Annual Tuition Fees in the UK by Country (Courses Starting in 2018)
    • Higher Education Spending and Investment
      • Funding Structures
      • HEFCE Funding for England
        • Table HEFCE Financial Grant for Financial Years 2013-14 to 2017-18 (£m)
        • Table HEFCE Funding 2017-18 - Top Universities by Size of Grant (£m)
      • SFC Funding for Scotland
        • Table SFC Financial Grant for Financial Years 2013-14 to 2017-18 (£m)
        • Table SFC Funding 2017-18 - Allocations to Universities (£m)
      • HEFCW Funding for Wales
      • Endowment Funds
        • Table Top 15 UK University Endowment Funds 2016-17 (£m)
  • CONSTRUCTION SUPPLY IN THE HIGHER EDUCATION SECTOR
    • Leading Contractors in the Higher Education Sector
      • Contractor Activity in 2017
        • Table Top 10 Contractors in the Non-Residential HE Sector (By Number & Value of Contracts Awarded) Year to January 2018
        • Table Top 20 Contractors in the Residential/Student Accommodation Sector (By Number & Value of Contracts Awarded) Year to January 2018
    • Leading Clients in the Student Accommodation Sector
      • PBSA Developer-Contractors
        • Table Top 30 PBSA Clients in the Residential/Student Accommodation Sector (By Number & Value of Contracts Awarded) Year to January 2018
    • Procurement of University Construction Work
      • Table Higher Education Sector - Purchasing Consortia and Key Estates Frameworks
      • Table Higher Education Sector - Key Long-Term Capital Frameworks

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